16 days in Australia Itinerary

16 days in Australia Itinerary

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16 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  8​h
1
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Travel:  2​h
2
Tangalooma
— Few hours
Travel:  1​h 30​min
3
Gold Coast
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Coffs Harbour
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Sydney
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Story Bridge, Glass House Mountains National Park, St. John's Anglican Cathedral, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Mount Coot-tha Lookout, get in on the family fun at Wheel of Brisbane, and walk around Roma Street Parkland.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Brisbane trip itinerary website .

Singapore, Singapore to Brisbane is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) is 2 hours. Traveling from Singapore in August, expect nights in Brisbane to be colder, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tangalooma.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Glass House Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Mount Coot-tha Lookout ©
Mount Coot-tha Lookout

few
hours
Tangalooma

Tangalooma ©
Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma Island Resort (formerly known as Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort) is a resort on the west side of Moreton Island in Queensland, Australia. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): head off the coast to Moreton Island.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tangalooma trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Brisbane to Tangalooma with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Tangalooma are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Gold Coast.

Things to do in Tangalooma

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Moreton Island
Highlights from your plan
Moreton Island ©
Moreton Island

3
nights
Gold Coast

Gold Coast ©
A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Snapper Rocks, Best Of All Lookout, Twin Falls, and other attractions. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Byron Walking Track (in Byron Bay), Broken Head Nature Reserve (in Broken Head) and Chris Cunningham Park (in Tweed Heads). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Burleigh Heads Beach, take in panoramic vistas at SkyPoint Climb, and see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gold Coast trip itinerary website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tangalooma to Gold Coast. In September in Gold Coast, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Coffs Harbour.

Things to do in Gold Coast

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, Cape Byron Walking Track, Chris Cunningham Park, Broken Head Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track

1
night
Coffs Harbour

Coffs Harbour
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean, Coffs Harbour is one of the larger cities in New South Wales.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Coffs Harbour visit planner.

Traveling by car from Gold Coast to Coffs Harbour takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In September in Coffs Harbour, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sydney.

Things to do in Coffs Harbour

Parks
Highlights from your plan

6
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The National Pass, Jenolan Caves, Katoomba Falls, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Sydney Harbour Bridge, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, see the interesting displays at Australian National Maritime Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sydney travel planning app .

Fly from Coffs Harbour to Sydney in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Katoomba, Blue Mountains National Park, Featherdale Wildlife Park, Jenolan Caves, Govetts Leap
Highlights from your plan
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge
Bondi to Coogee Beach Coastal Walk ©

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